6 Skin Exfoliating Recipes: Cheap And Safe Skin Care!

Skin exfoliation is a very important step. It makes your skin relinquish its hold on the dead skin layers that cover it making it look dull. A proper exfoliation session also ensures that your pores are opened up, allowing for deep cleansing. In fact, it is always advised that you apply your skin protecting or treating creams, gels or serums after exfoliating, and they are more likely to penetrate deeper and give better results! And here are 6 skin exfoliating recipes at home for you to try!

#1: Simple face exfoliating scrub
Things you will need:

  • Olive oil
  • Brown sugar
  • Manuka honey
  • Lemon
This is a very simple facial scrub – somewhat aggressive, so avoid on broken skin. It works pretty well, and brings a nice rosy glow with a few uses. And you can watch the video for the complete instructions on how to make and use right here!

#2: Exfoliating sensitive skin!
Things you will need:

  • Oatmeal – 2 tsp
  • Baking powder – 1tsp
  • Warm water – 1 ½ tsp
For those wanting a gentle scrub, that will not be rough on skin, this is the perfect option! The ingredients are pretty simple for this one – but then the process of using it does require some instructing. And here we have a video for you that will explain it.

#3 Fruit and oatmeal gentle facial scrub
Things you will need:

  • Banana (mashed) – 1
  • Cooked oatmeal – 1 cup
  • Organic whole milk – 4 tbsp
This facial scrub actually gently exfoliates your skin without you doing anything at all! This is because the whole milk as well as banana gets to work, naturally exfoliating skin while you leave the mixture on! And it is also super easy to make and use. So find out how it’s done here.

#4: Facial scrub for acne prone skin
Things you will need:

  • Sea salt
  • Aloe vera  gel
  • Raw honey
Acne prone skin needs an exfoliant that is going to be gentle on the skin, and one that also soothes your inflamed skin. The aloe in this serves that purpose. As for the honey, it being anti-bacterial works wonders to reduce the acne. Again this one has a really simple recipe, and the small grain salt ensures that you do not injure your delicate acne prone skin. However, there is a way to do it, and we have brought you a video that shows you the steps!

#5: Facial scrub for the winter months
Things you will need:

  • Coconut oil – 1 cup
  • Granulated white sugar – 1 cup
  • Jojoba oil – 1 tbsp.
  • Raw honey – 1 tbsp.
Winter means more dead skin, and we tend to stay away from face washing or too many treatments. But that is a classic recipe for dead skin buildup and skin dullness. However, now that you know how, don’t let winter take away either your rosy glow, or make your skin dull with dead skin buildup. Make this scrub and store it – and use as required!

#6: Facial exfoliator for summer!
Things you will need:

  • A used green tea bag
  • Pure honey – 1 tsp.
  • Rice flour – 1 tsp.
Simple ingredients and an amazingly easy recipe! Both the tea leaves and the rice flour are very gentle on your skin, and the honey is antibacterial and moisturizing. And it will not just exfoliate your skin, but also lighten acne scars and leave you feeling refreshed! And the best part is that in summer, you usually do want a light refreshing recipe, nothing too greasy or heavy – and this one is just that! So do give this facial scrub a try next time…

As you can probably tell, we have focused on different skin types, as well as different needs in different seasons. Armed with these 6 skin exfoliating recipes, your skin care will cease to be a problem. And pretty soon, you will find your gentle and renewed glowing skin emerge from beneath the accumulated dead skin layers!

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6 Skin Exfoliating Recipes: Cheap And Safe Skin Care!
Exfoliating your face is essential if you want soft and glowing skin. And here are a few DIYs that you can try at home with simple pantry ingredients!